1 Bedroom Apartment - Retirement in Hitchin£345,000

About this property

A large one bedroom retirement apartment that forms part of this highly regarded and prestigious assisted living development. This smartly presented first floor home is extremely well placed for many amenities including Waitrose and the Town Centre. The development assists those over the age of 70 and promotes their independence whilst providing the flexible support and assistance that they may need. In our opinion the facilities within the development are unrivalled within the Town and feature a waitress style restaurant that serves freshly cooked food plus the opportunity for homeowners to socialise in one of the many communal areas that include a residents lounge and dining room, library, function room and conservatory. Other communal facilities include a laundry room, wellbeing and guest suite, the services of an on-site 24hr manager and Careline. Surrounding the property are neatly maintained landscaped gardens and permit parking is also available subject to availability. Originally constructed by McCarthy & Stone and built to a high standard with many quality fittings including underfloor heating, heat recovery system and electrically operated kitchen windows, the spacious accommodation features a large entrance hall with a built-in boiler cupboard and a large walk-in storage cupboard, spacious ceramic tiled wet room, large double bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe, generous open plan sitting/dining room with a Romeo and Juliet style balcony plus a fitted kitchen with built-in appliances. An early viewing is highly recommended in order to appreciate this Chain Free sale!


Solid entrance door that provides access to:-

Entrance Hallway - 14ft 0in x 7ft 5in
Underfloor heating. Secure entryphone system. Recessed LED spotlights. Modern contemporary oak style doors providing access to the Bathroom/Wet Room, double Bedroom, Sitting Room and:-

Large Built-in Airing Cupboard
Consumer unit and electric meter (not tested). Floorstanding hot water cylinder (not tested) with storage shelf. Large separate walk-in storage cupboard.

Storage Cupboard - 10ft 0in x 7ft 0in
Recessed LED lighting.

Sitting Room - 23ft 2in x 12ft 1in
A large impressive room with uPVC double glazed window and door providing access to a Romeo & Juliet style balcony with North-Westerly views towards the main entrance door and car park of the development. Underfloor heating. TV point. Telephone point. Heat recovery vent. Recessed area. Modern partly glazed oak contemporary style door to the Entrance Hallway. Matching oak bi-folding internal glazed doors providing access to the Kitchen.

Kitchen - 13ft 6in x 61ft 0in
UPVC double glazed window with electric opener and views towards the front entrance door and communal car park. The Kitchen is fitted with a matching range of floorstanding and wall mounted storage cupboards with softclose doors and drawers, top cornicing and under pelmet lighting. Rolled edge worksurfaces. Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with chrome mixer tap. Integrated Hotpoint electric hob with extractor over (not tested). Raised fitted Hotpoint single electric oven with grill (not tested). Integrated fridge and freezer. Partly ceramic tiled walls. Ceramic tiled floor. Recessed LED lighting. Heat recovery vent. Ceramic tiled floor. Underfloor heating. Small breakfast bar.

Bedroom - 15ft 1in x 11ft 9in
UPVC double glazed window overlooking the car park. Telephone point. TV point. Underfloor heating. Heat recovery system. Large built-in wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail, storage shelving and shoe rack. Recessed LED spotlights.

Bathroom/Wet Room - 8ft 0in x 7ft 0in
Featuring a ceramic washbasin with chrome mixer tap set into a vanity unit with storage cupboard below, low level W.C and wet room area with shower unit (not tested) and shower curtain rail. Ceramic tiled walls. Ceramic tiled floor. Shaver socket and light. Recessed LED spotlights. Extractor fan. Heated chrome towel rail. Heat recovery vent.

Residents Facilities
Within the development there are a number of facilities available for the residents use. These comprise a lounge, conservatory, library, table service restaurant, car parking, guest accommodation and 24hr on-site Estates Team.

Communal gardens are mainly laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders. Various patio areas with seating.

Subject to availability.

Please note that the floor plans are not to scale and are intended for illustrative purposes only. Any dimensions given are approximate. Therefore the accuracy of the floor plans cannot be guaranteed.

We are advised that the Council Tax Band for this property is Band ..... This information was obtained from the Valuation Office Agency - Council Tax Valuation List displayed on the Internet.

Approx 72sqm. Please note that this measurement has been taken from the EPC, and may not include any unheated areas (e.g. Conservatory, integral garage etc).

Current B; Potential B.

All mains services except gas are understood to be installed and connected. Please note that we have not tested any services installations or appliances.

Leasehold for a term of 125 Years from 2015

Ground Rent £435

Service/Maintenance Charge £TBC

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Property Overview

  • Chain Free
  • Large Retirement Apartment Assisted Living Develop
  • Communal Gardens & Facilities
  • Close To Town Centre
  • Quality Fittings
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